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Paul Baker

Paul A Baker

Title(s): Professor

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (919) 684-6450

E-mail: pbaker@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: Climate and paleoclimate reconstruction. Geochemistry of water and sediments. Tropical biodiversity and evolution. Global environmental change.

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Alan Boudreau

Alan E. Boudreau

Title(s): Professor of Geology and Director of Graduate Studies, EOS

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: 919-684-5646

E-mail: boudreau@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: Origins of igneous layering.

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Nicolas Cassar

Nicolas Cassar

Title(s): Assistant Professor

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences, Marine Science & Conservation

Phone: (919) 681-8865

E-mail: nicolas.cassar@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: biogeochemistry and isotope biogeochemistry, marine productivity and carbon cycling, and algal ecophysiology.

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William Chameides

William L Chameides

Title(s): Dean, and Nicholas Professor of the Environment

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (919) 613-8004

E-mail: bill.chameides@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: global, regional, and urban-scale environmental change; causes, impacts, and paths toward sustainable development.

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Bruce Corliss

Bruce H. Corliss

Title(s): Adjunct Professor

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Secondary Division: Marine Science & Conservation

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E-mail: bruce.corliss@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: development of paleoclimatic proxies; deep-sea benthic foraminifera; micropaleontology; Cenozoic paleoceanography, and deep-sea diversity

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Jean- Christophe Domec

Jean- Christophe Domec

Title(s): Visiting Assistant Professor

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: 919-613-8089

E-mail: jc.domec@duke.du

Statement of Expertise: stem physiology, plant water transport modeling, and plant and wood anatomy.

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Gary Dwyer

Gary S. Dwyer

Title(s): Senior Research Scientist

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: 919-681-8164

E-mail: gary.dwyer@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: Development and application of marine paleoenvironmental indicators. Paleoceanography. Paleoclimatology. Carbonate sedimentology. Marine geology.

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David Erickson III

David J. Erickson III

Title(s): Adjunct Professor of Computational Biogeochemistry

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: 865-574-3136

E-mail: ericksondj@ornl.gov

Statement of Expertise: development and application of numerical biogeochemistry models that employ satellite data, high performance computing, experimental results and extensive theoretical constructs to simulate and predict climate change potentialities.

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Mark Feinglos

Mark N. Feinglos

Title(s): Psychiatry Associate Professor

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Phone: (919) 684-4005

E-mail: mark.feinglos@duke.edu

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Alexander Glass

Alexander Glass

Title(s): Instructor, Invertebrate Paleontology and Science Education

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: 919-684-6167

E-mail: alex.glass@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: paleontology, evolution, fossil echinoderms, geology, nature of science, science education. Glass has a strong interest in relationship between science and religion, particularly the public's debate over creation and evolution.

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Jay Golden

Jay Golden

Title(s): Associate Professor of the Practice for Sustainable Systems Analysis

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (919) 613-3646

E-mail: jay.golden@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: firm and product sustainability, sustainability supply chain, sustainable energy, urban systems and climate, urban heat island, and energy-water nexus

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Peter Haff

Peter K. Haff

Title(s): Professor of Geology and Civil and Environmental Engineering

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (919) 684-5902

E-mail: haff@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: studies of the neoenvironment and the emergence of technology as a novel earth surface process representing a new epoch in earth evolution.

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Duncan Heron

Duncan Heron

Title(s): Professor Emeritus of Geology

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: 919-684-5321

E-mail: duncan.heron@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: The study of clastic sedimentary sequences especially in the Atlantic Coastal Plain. His most recent work has been on the barrier islands of the Cape Lookout cuspate foreland of North Carolina. He has a total of 46 publications and 32 additional abstracts

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Gary Isaksen

Gary Harald Isaksen

Title(s): Adjunct Professor

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (281) 654-7562

E-mail: gary.isaksen@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: the science and technology of oil and gas exploration, development and production, leadership and management practices, anthropogenic sound and marine life, and marine environmental stewardship.

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Robert Jackson

Robert B. Jackson

Title(s): Nicholas Professor of Global Environmental Change, Associate Dean for Research

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (919) 660-7408

E-mail: jackson@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: how people affect the Earth

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Timothy Johnson

Timothy L. Johnson

Title(s): Associate Professor of the Practice in Energy and the Environment

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (919) 681-9339

E-mail: timothy.l.johnson@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: regional energy planning, sustainable energy system design, smart growth and land use change, energy modeling, and geographic data anlysis

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Richard Kay

Richard Frederick Kay

Title(s): Professor of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy and of Geology

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: 919 684 2143

E-mail: richard.kay@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: Primate Paleontology & Morphology, Paleoanthropology, Evolution of Primate Behavior, Functional Morphology

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Emily Klein

Emily M Klein

Title(s): Professor of Geology

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: 919-684-5965

E-mail: ek4@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: geochemistry of the earth, oceanic spreading centers, and volcanology

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Wenhong Li

Wenhong Li

Title(s): Assistant Professor

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (919) 684-5015

E-mail: wenhong.li@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: climate variability and climate change, land-atmosphere interaction, hydrology and hydrometeorology, and climate modeling. Her current research is to understand how regional hydrological cycle changes in the current and future climate and their impacts on ecosystems, future climate over tropical lands and continental US, climate and health issues.

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Daniel Livingstone

Daniel A Livingstone

Title(s): James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Biology and Research Professor of Geology

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (919) 684-3264

E-mail: livingst@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: Neurobehavioral Toxicology, pesticides, marine toxins, lead, mercury, zebrafish, mammalian toxicology

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M. Susan Lozier

M. Susan Lozier

Title(s): Ronie-Richele Garcia-Johnson Professor of Physical Oceanography

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Secondary Division: Marine Science & Conservation

Phone: 919-681-8199

E-mail: mslozier@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: large-scale ocean circulation; the meridional overturning circulation; pathways of ocean flow and climate anomalies; and physical constraints on ocean biology

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Peter Malin

Peter E. Malin

Title(s): Adjunct Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (64) 9 373-7599

E-mail: p.malin@auckland.ac.nz

Statement of Expertise: Seismic propagation in planetary crusts. Borehole investigation of seismic sources and signals. Environmental Geology.

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Marco Marani

Marco Marani

Title(s): Professor

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (919) 684-2731

E-mail: marco.marani@duke.edu

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Brian McGlynn

Brian L. McGlynn

Title(s): Professor of Watershed Hydrology and Biogeosciences

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (919) 684-1743

E-mail: brian.mcglynn@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: hydrology and the interactions between physical, ecological, and biogeochemical processes across watersheds and stream networks.

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A. Murray

A. Brad Murray

Title(s): Professor of Geomorphology and Coastal Processes

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (919) 681-5069

E-mail: abmurray@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: coastal, river, and landscape processes and pattern formation using relatively simple computer models to test hypotheses arising from field observations.

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Ronald Perkins

Ronald D. Perkins

Title(s): Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: 919-684-3376

E-mail: rperkins@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: Recent and ancient carbonate sediments and their industrial applications. Hydrocarbon exploration and consulting

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Orrin Pilkey

Orrin H. Pilkey

Title(s): James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Geology

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: 919-684-4238

E-mail: opilkey@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: Basic and applied coastal geology, focusing primarily on barrier island coasts. Director, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines

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Lincoln Pratson

Lincoln F Pratson

Title(s): Truman and Nellie Semans/Alex Brown and Sons Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Secondary Division: Marine Science & Conservation

Phone: (919) 681-8077

E-mail: lincoln.pratson@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: carbon capture and storage, energy resources and energy systems.

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William Schlesinger

William H. Schlesinger

Title(s): James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Biogeochemistry

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: 845-677-5343

E-mail: schlesin@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: global environmental change, focusing on chemical changes in the environment, especially soils, that relate to changes in global climate and desertification.

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Sonia Silvestri

Sonia Silvestri

Title(s): Research Scientist

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (919) 684-2731

E-mail: sonia.silvestri@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: remote sensing of shallow waters (water quality and submerged vegetation), salt marshes and coastal vegetation, and of illegal landfills and contaminated areas. The relationship between wetlands morphology and vegetation, and

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Avner Vengosh

Avner Vengosh

Title(s): Professor of Geochemistry and Water Quality

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: 919-681-8050

E-mail: vengosh@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: environmental and aqueous geochemistry, isotope hydrology, water quality, salinization of water resources, naturally occuring contaminants, and health

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Mark Wiesner

Mark R. Wiesner

Title(s): James L. Meriam Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Secondary Division: Environmental Sciences & Policy

Phone: (919) 660-5292

E-mail: wiesner@duke.edu

Statement of Expertise: membrane processes, nanostructured materials, transport and fate of nanomaterials in the environment, colloidal and interfacial processes, and environmental systems analysis.

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Chi-Jen Yang

Chi-Jen Yang

Title(s): Research Scientist, Center on Global Change

Primary Division: Earth & Ocean Sciences

Phone: (909) 681-7191

E-mail: cj.y@duke.edu

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